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[audio]Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Keywords: Amadeus
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[audio]A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 - James Cook
LibriVox recording of A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1, by James Cook. Read by David Cole. Having, on his first voyage, discovered Australia, Cook still had to contend with those who maintained that the Terra Australians Incognita (the unknown Southern Continent) was a reality. To finally settle the issue, the British Admiralty sent Cook out again into the vast Southern Ocean with two sailing ships totalling only about 800 tons...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; biography; travel; sea stories; voyage; journey; sea travel; adventure; Captain Cook
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[audio]On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War(1897) - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War (1897), by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris With the exception of the terrible retreat from Afghanistan, none of England's many little wars have been so fatal--in proportion to the number of those engaged--as our first expedition to Burma. It was undertaken without any due comprehension of the difficulties to be encountered, from the effects of climate and the deficiency of transport; the power, and still more the obstinacy...
Keywords: Librivox; Audiobooks; Young Adult; Historical Fiction; Burma; Army; Asia
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[audio]X Minus One Project - Various
LibriVox recording of X Minus One Project, by Various. This is a collection of public domain science fiction stories which were turned into half-hour plays for the classic mid-1950's American radio series, X Minus One. All of these stories were added to Project Gutenberg via Greg Weeks and crew at Distributed Proofreaders.(Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the Lib...
Keywords: Librivox; Audiobook; Science Fiction
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[audio]The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Victor Hugo
LibriVox recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, by Victor Hugo. Read by Mark Nelson. One of the great literary tragedies of all time, The Hunchback of Notre Dame features some of the most well-known characters in all of fiction - Quasimodo, the hideously deformed bellringer of Notre-Dame de Paris, his master the evil priest Claude Frollo, and Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy condemned for a crime she did not commit...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; classics; Quasimodo; Esmeralda
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[audio]History of Julius Caesar - Jacob Abbott
LibriVox recording of History of Julius Caesar by Jacob Abbott. Read by Cathy Barratt The book chronicles the extraordinary life and leadership of Rome’s Emperor Julius Caesar, from his early years to his assassination. (Summary by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; nonfiction; Caesar; biography; ancient Rome
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[audio]The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare
LibriVox recording of The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice was probably written between 1596 and 1598, and was printed with the comedies in the First Folio of 1623. Bassanio, an impoverished gentleman, uses the credit of his friend, the merchant Antonio, to borrow money from a wealthy Jew, Shylock. Antonio pledges to pay Shylock a pound of flesh if he defaults on the loan, which Bassanio will use to woo a rich heiress, Portia...
Keywords: librivox; audio; shakespeare; venice; drama; comedy
Downloads: 58,830 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]The Sea-Witch - Maturin Murray Ballou
LibriVox recording of The Sea-Witch by Maturin Murray Ballou Maturin Murray Ballou was the author of dozens of books, chiefly centered around his extensive sea travel. He was deputy navy-agent in the Boston Custom House and circumnavigated in 1882, collecting material for several travel accounts and various nautical romances, amongst which The Sea-Witch can be counted. (Summary by Gesine) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other fo...
Keywords: fiction; sea stories; romance; sea witch; ballou; audio books; librivox
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[audio]The Atrocities of the Pirates - Aaron Smith
LibriVox recording of The Atrocities of the Pirates, by Aaron Smith. Read by James K. White. In 1822, Aaron Smith, a young English seaman, was taken captive by Cuban pirates when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to England. Forced to work as a navigator and as a member of pirate boarding parties, he witnessed unspeakable acts of murder and torture. Befriended by a young Cuban woman, he managed to escape with his life, but was arrested as a pirate in Havana and sent back to England in c...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; pirates; Jamaica; Cuba; England; Caribbean
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[audio]Pride and Prejudice (solo version 3) - Jane Austen
LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's classic comic romance, in which the five Bennett sisters try to find that most elusive creature: a single man in possession of a large fortune. Sparks fly when sweet, pretty Jane meets their new neighbor, Mr. Bingley, but her sister Elizabeth is most offended by his haughty friend, Mr...
Keywords: librivox; audio; austen; pride; prejudice; literature; romance
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[audio]Rhetoric - Aristotle
LibriVox recording of Rhetoric, by Aristotle, translated by Thomas Taylor. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. The Rhetoric was developed by Aristotle during two periods when he was in Athens, the first between 367 to 347 BCE (when he was seconded to Plato in the Academy), and the second between 335 to 322 BCE (when he was running his own school, the Lyceum). The Rhetoric consists of three books. Book I offers a general overview, presenting the purposes of rhetoric and a working definition; it also offers...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Instruction; Languages; Classics; Greek; persuasion; Aristotle; oratory
Downloads: 32,768 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[audio]The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan - Winston Churchill
LibriVox recording of The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan, by Winston Churchill. Read by Mark F. Smith. When the self-proclaimed Mahdi (“Guided One”) gathered Islamic forces and kicked the Anglo-Egyptians out of the Sudan, he unleashed a backlash. With the image of the heroic General Charles Gordon dying at Khartoum, the British public was ready to support a war to reclaim the lost territories...
Keywords: librivox; war; churchill; sudan; africa
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[audio]Captains_Of_Industry
Old Time Radio Programs, Captains of Industry (?1937?)
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Captains Of Industry
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[audio]The Early History of the Airplane - Wright, Orville and Wilbur
LibriVox recording of The Early History of the Airplane, by Orville and Wilbur Wright. Read by Availle. The Brothers Orville (1871 - 1948) and Wilbur (1867 – 1912) Wright made the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air flight, on 17th December 1903. They were not the first to build and fly aircraft, but they invented the controls that were necessary for a pilot to steer the aircraft, which made fixed wing powered flight possible...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; essay/short nonfiction; history; short stories
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[audio]A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany-Bay - Watkin Tench
LibriVox recording of A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany-Bay, by Watkin Tench. Read by Tabithat. Watkin Tench was an officer of the British Marines in the First Fleet to settle NSW. This is an interesting and entertaining account of his experiences during that time (Introduction by Tabithat) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; narrative; travel; tench
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[audio]The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Eric Leach. Sherlock Holmes, a fictional character of the late 19th and early 20th century created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is a brilliant London-based "consulting detective" famous for his intellectual prowess and renowned for his enormous scope of observation, his astute logical reasoning and forensic science skills in solving difficult crimes...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; doyle; mystery; sherlock holmes; literature
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[audio]The Riddle of the Sands - Erskine Childers
LibriVox recording of The Riddle of the Sands, by Erskine Childers. Containing many realistic details based on Childers's own sailing trips along the German North Sea coast, the book is the retelling of a yachting expedition in the early 20th century combined with an adventurous spy story. It was one of the early invasion novels which predicted war with Germany and called for British preparedness. The plot involves the uncovering of secret German preparations for an invasion of the United Kingdo...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; audiobook; fiction; childers; riddle; spy; espionage; invasion; world war I; mystery; yachting; sailing; adventure; spy novel; churchill
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[audio]The Elements of Style - William Strunk Jr.
LibriVox recording of The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. The Elements of Style (1918) by William Strunk, Jr. is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the best-known and most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required reading in U.S. high school and university composition classes. The original 1918 edition of The Elements of Style detailed eight elementary rules of usage, ten elementary princ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; languages
Downloads: 18,475 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[audio]Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
Librivox recording of Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad. Read by Kristin Luoma Set in a time of oppressive colonisation, when large areas of the world were still unknown to Europe, and Africa was literally on maps and minds as a mysterious shadow, Heart of Darkness famously explores the rituals of civilisation and barbarism, and the frighteningly fine line between them. We get the tale through a classic unreliable narrator, relating as Marlow, a ship's captain, tells how he was sent by the Com...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; classic
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[audio]The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters - Logan Marshall
LibriVox recording of The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters, by Logan Marshall. Read by Allyson Hester. This is a detailed and accurate account of the most awful marine disaster in history, constructed from the real facts as obtained from those on board who survived. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; titanic; history; maritime
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[audio]Lady Audley's Secret - Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s first novel, Lady Audley’s Secret, was one of the most popular English novels of its day. Published serially in 1862, it tells the story of the lovely Lucy Graham, who becomes Lady Audley at the beginning of the novel, and who conceals a scandalous secret from her new husband and his family. The plot, which includes madness, bigamy, attempted murder, and seduction, made this a shocking but highly successful story for V...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; fiction; braddon; lady audleys secret; librivox
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[audio]Mr. Wicker's Window - Carley Dawson
Librivox recording of Mr. Wicker's Window by Carley Dawson. Read by LibriVox volunteers. When twelve-year-old Chris entered Mr. Wicker's shop to inquire about a job for his friend, something about old Mr. Wicker forced him to take the job himself. Chris found himself the pupil of Mr. Wicker, not the old man he first saw, but a powerful man in his forties--a magician. Chris learned how to turn himself into a fish, a bird, a fly, and with a magic rope he learned to make a boat or even an elephant...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children's fiction; magic; adventure
Downloads: 5,941 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[audio]The Haunted Hotel, A Mystery of Modern Venice - Wilkie Collins
LibriVox recording of The Haunted Hotel, A Mystery of Modern Venice, by Wilkie Collins. Read by Kehinde. A kind, good-hearted genteel young woman jilted, a suspicious death or two that only a few think could be murder, strange apparitions appearing in an hotel all combine to create a horrifying conundrum. Who was the culprit and will finding out finally put an end to the mystery? (Summary by Kehinde) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; horror; ghost; story
Downloads: 71,040 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[audio]The Lair of the White Worm - Bram Stoker
LibriVox recording of Bram Stoker's The Lair of the White Worm read by Betsie Bush. The Lair of the White Worm (also known as The Garden of Evil) is a horror novel by Anglo-Irish author Bram Stoker, who also wrote Dracula. It was published in 1911. This book centers on Adam Salton who is contacted by his great uncle in England, for the purpose of establishing a relationship between these last two members of the family...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; horror
Downloads: 55,710 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[audio]Robinson Crusoe - Daniel DeFoe
LibriVox recording of Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe. Read by Mark F. Smith. Shipwrecked and castaway, Daniel DeFoe’s hard-luck character is still the standard for “growing where you’re planted.” Captured by pirates, he makes his break in a small boat and undergoes desperate adventures before winning his way back to civilization. But Crusoe proves willing to chance his luck a second time when, after sweating his way to prosperity as a planter in Brazil, he undertakes a voyage that isn...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; crusoe; defoe; sea stories; shipwreck
Downloads: 164,280 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[audio]The Man Who Would Be King - Rudyard Kipling
LibriVox recording of The Man Who Would Be King, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Philippa. The Man Who Would Be King tells the story of two British adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan. It was inspired by the exploits of James Brooke, an Englishman who became the "white Raja" of Sarawak in Borneo, and by the travels of American adventurer Josiah Harlan, who claimed the title Prince of Ghor...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; short stories; kipling; Afghanistan; India; adventure
Downloads: 55,368 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[audio]Audio: The Sign of Four - Arthur Conan Doyle
This is an audio book version of Arthur Conan Doyle's The Sign of Four
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[audio]Sailing Alone Around the World - Joshua Slocum
Librivox recording of Sailing Alone Around the World, by Joshua Slocum. Read by Alan Chant. Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone in a small boat. He personally rebuilt an 11.2 metre sloop-rigged fishing boat that he named the Spray. On April 24, 1895, he set sail from Boston, Massachusetts. More than three years later, he returned to Newport, Rhode Island, on June 27, 1898 having circumnavigated the world, a distance of 46,000 miles (74,000 km)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; sailing; sea; nautical
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[audio]The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Librivox recording of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Holmes; adventure; Doyle
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[audio]Moby Dick, or the Whale - Herman Melville
Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,788,513 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(18 reviews)
[audio]Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initially called First Impressions, but was never published under that title...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; austen; romance; humour
Downloads: 1,828,617 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(13 reviews)
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